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The Technical Writer works closely with developers, product managers, and project managers to create and revise customer documentation for new and existing power distribution products


Essential Responsibilities

  • As an individual contributor, the Technical writer is responsible for the documentation of assigned hardware, software, and firmware products.
  • As a part of the Technical Documentation team, the Technical Writer contributes to continuing improvement of the documentation tool set and the documentation development process.
  • The Technical Writer is expected to independently manage multiple projects, monitoring progress and quality, and ensure schedule requirements are met, prioritizing as needed.


  • Bachelor's degree in an engineering or technology related discipline
  • Minimum 5 years of experience as a Technical Writer, preferably in a hardware/software development environment

Desired Characteristics

  • Excellent written, graphic and oral communication skills, with the ability to work quickly under a deadline
  • Experience in topic-based writing
  • Familiarity with DITA/XML, CorelDraw, Madcap and Visio is an asset
  • Strong Word skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and experience working with remote teams in different time zones
  • Knowledge of product life cycle management processes and systems
  • Strong experience with FrameMaker, both structured and unstructured
  • Experience with a CMS system (Author-It preferred), using XSL, and formatting multiple output types in a single-source environment


Relocation Assistance Provided: No

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